Looking for Your “God Story”! • This summer’s Summer Makeover sermon series, “Pardon The Interruption”, will run through August 8. We are focusing on the times in Jesus’ ministry when he was interrupted by folks, how that led to amazing things happening in their lives, and how we often meet Jesus in the interruptions of our lives. We are hoping to involve persons from the congregation in each service throughout the summer. Would you be willing to share a story (on video or live) about how God has interrupted your life and made amazing things happen for you? Take a look at the following scriptures and see if your story relates to or is inspired by any of them. Let Mariann Reinke or Pastor Mark know if you would be willing to share your story.   The stories we will be focusing on are:  Mark 5: 21-43; John 4:7-26; Mark 2:1-12; Luke 19:1-9; Mark 10:13-16; Mark 10:46-52; and Mark 6:31-44.


You Can Help the Homeless • Our brothers and sisters living on the edge of society are often forgotten when the weather warms up.  A team from St. Luke serves breakfast at Nathaniel Mission each fourth Sunday. We also distribute donations of toiletries and clothing that are collected at the Connection Center.  Hotel toiletries and razors, shaving cream, deodorant, sun block, and toothpaste are always welcome.  Consider going through your closet and donating a t-shirt, jeans, shorts, underwear, socks, a pair of shoes. The bulk of the mission guests are men, but there is a need for casual women’s clothing. The need is ongoing.  Thank you for your faithful support.


Blue Barrel Sunday • Blue Barrel Sunday is today! Please place your bag in or next to one of the God’s Pantry Blue Barrel bags. If you forgot your bag today, we will accept it at any time.


Summer Special Music • It’s summer, the kids are out of school, and the choir is also on summer break! We are looking for our talented St. Luke members provide special music for services beginning June 25 – Aug 20. Please contact Mariann Reinke with the dates you are available to serve (mreinke@stlukeumc.org/419-494-3335), or sign up on the sheet posted on the wall by the Connection Center.  We’ll contact you with further details.


St. Luke Softball Team to be Revived

Ben Porter is putting together a St. Luke softball team to participate in the fall softball league starting this September. This is part of his 2017 summer leadership project during the Youth Becoming Leaders program at Asbury University. Details are still being worked out. If you are interested in this at all or would like to get involved, please contact Ben Porter at 859-948-0464 or by email at ben.porter.35.tcbb@gmail.com.


Final Call for Campbell Soup Labels • The UMC Red Bird Missionary Conference are only 50,000 Campbell’s Soup labels away from acquiring a new van. Campbell’s Soup is discontinuing the program on July 1. Have any labels? This is the final call! Send them to Red Bird at Red Bird Mission, 70 Queendale Center, Beverly, KY 40913 as soon as you can!


Family VBS this Week! • Family Vacation Bible School is this week, Wednesday-Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at St. Luke. If you haven’t registered yourself and your family yet, please register at www.stlukeumc.org/vbs.

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